Ontonagon, Michigan

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Population in 2013: 1,396 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -21.1%
 
Males: 698  (50.1%)
Females: 698  (49.9%)
Median resident age:  55.4 years
Michigan median age:  39.6 years

Zip codes: 49953.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $32,407 (it was $28,300 in 2000)
Ontonagon:

$32,407
MI:

$48,273

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $19,912 (it was $16,293 in 2000)

Ontonagon village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $56,288 (it was $43,100 in 2000)
Ontonagon:

$56,288
MI:

$117,500

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $73,390; Detached houses: $74,177; In 2-unit structures: $63,064

Median gross rent in 2013: $394.

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  • Races in Ontonagon, MI (2013)

    Ontonagon races chart
    • 1,36292.5%White alone
    • 292.0%Black alone
    • 281.9%Two or more races
    • 241.6%Asian alone
    • 100.7%Other race alone
    • 90.6%American Indian alone
    • 30.2%Hispanic

Races in Ontonagon detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Ontonagon: 80.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (17.6%), United States (7.9%), English (7.0%), Irish (6.6%), French (6.0%), Swedish (5.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 642 feet

Land area: 3.75 square miles.

Population density: 372 people per square mile   (very low).

Ontonagon,MI real estate house value index trend

Ontonagon, Michigan map

For population 25 years and over in Ontonagon:

  • High school or higher: 87.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.6%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Ontonagon village:

  • Never married: 23.8%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 13.9%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

58 residents are foreign born (0.7% Latin America, 0.6% Europe).

This village:

3.9%
Michigan:

6.2%



According to our research of Michigan and other state lists there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Ontonagon, Michigan as of July 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Ontonagon to the number of sex offenders is 235 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,183 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,107 (2.3%)

Ontonagon satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Duluth, MN (132.9 miles , pop. 86,918).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: St. Paul, MN (225.9 miles , pop. 287,151).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (357.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: White Pine, MI (3.9 miles ), South Range, MI (5.9 miles ), Hancock, MI (6.2 miles ), Marenisco, MI (6.2 miles ), Houghton, MI (6.3 miles ), Baraga, MI (6.3 miles ), Wakefield, MI (6.4 miles ), Dollar Bay, MI (6.4 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $60,000
  • 1999: 1 building, cost: $70,000
  • 2000: 4 buildings, average cost: $67,500
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2002: 3 buildings, average cost: $105,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2004: 8 buildings, average cost: $71,400
  • 2005: 7 buildings, average cost: $71,400
  • 2006: 1 building, cost: $150,000
  • 2007: 1 building, cost: $150,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 46.87 N, Longitude: 89.31 W

Area code: 906

Ontonagon household income distribution Ontonagon home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

13.1%
Michigan:

7.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -289 (-14.0%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Information (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (31%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Information (3%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (15%)
  • Transportation occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Community and social service occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (20%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (17%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (17%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Ontonagon: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Ontonagon, Michigan

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Ontonagon-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Michigan state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 332.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 343.7 miles away from Ontonagon center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 374.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 543.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 368.2 miles away from Ontonagon center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 577.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ontonagon County (5) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Ontonagon topographic map

Birthplace of: Dan Dobbek - Baseball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Ontonagon:

  • ASPIRUS ONTONAGON HOSPITAL, INC (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 601 S SEVENTH ST)
  • ONTONAGON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (601 7TH ST)
  • HORIZON HOME CARE (1001 GIESAU DRIVE)
  • ASPIRUS ONTONAGON HOSPITAL, INC (601 SEVENTH STREET)
  • MAPLE MANOR NURSING CENTER (102 SECOND ST)

Airports located in Ontonagon:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ontonagon:

  • Michigan Technological University (about 40 miles; Houghton, MI; Full-time enrollment: 6,078)
  • Northern Michigan University (about 94 miles; Marquette, MI; FT enrollment: 8,258)
  • University of Minnesota-Duluth (about 132 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 10,612)
  • Northcentral Technical College (about 132 miles; Wausau, WI; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • University of Wisconsin-Superior (about 132 miles; Superior, WI; FT enrollment: 2,302)
  • The College of Saint Scholastica (about 133 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,762)
  • Lake Superior College (about 135 miles; Duluth, MN; FT enrollment: 3,768)

Public high school in Ontonagon:

Public elementary/middle school in Ontonagon:

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Library in Ontonagon:

  • ONTONAGON TOWNSHIP LIBRARY (Operating income: $64,917; Location: 311 NORTH STEEL STREET; 33,582 books; 1,284 audio materials; 878 video materials; 68 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Ontonagon: Ontonagon Station (A), River Pines RV Park and Campground (B), Ontonagon City Sheriff Office (C), Ontonagon Volunteer Fire Department (D), Ontonagon County Historical Society Lighthouse and Museum (E), Ontonagon Township Library (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Ontonagon include: Jehovah's Witnesses Kingdom Hall (A), Saint Paul Lutheran Church (B), Siloa Lutheran Church (C), Assembly of God Church (D), United Methodist Church (E), Holy Family Catholic Church (F), Ascension Episcopal Church (G), Apostolic Lutheran Church (H), Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Holy Family Cemetery (1), Riverside Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Ontonagon include: Riverfront Park (1), Ontonagon Township Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Americinn Lodge & Suites (120 Lincoln Avenue), AmericInn Silver City (120 Lincoln Avenue), Best Western Porcupine Mountain Lodge (120 Lincoln Ave), Don's Carpet Cleaning (22554 Lakeshore Road).

Ontonagon County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ontonagon and their reported violations in the past:

ONTONAGON COUNTY PARK (Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (OCT-03-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-03-2007), St Compliance achieved (AUG-19-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
SCOTT'S SUPERIOR INN (Population served: 48, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif issued (JAN-04-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-04-2008), St Public Notif received (JAN-08-2008), St Tech Assistance Visit (JAN-08-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-13-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Ontonagon that have no violations reported:

  • PETERSON'S COTTAGES (Population served: 60, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.7%
(17.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for Black residents, 100.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 61.5% for American Indian residents, 63.2% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This village:  2.0 people
Michigan:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:  54.4%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:  5.9%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households

People in group quarters in Ontonagon in 2010:

  • 45 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 6 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 4 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Ontonagon in 2000:

  • 115 people in nursing homes
  • 15 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 12 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally ill

Ontonagon, Michigan environmental map by EPA

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Ontonagon compared to Michigan state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.

Banks with branches in Ontonagon (2011 data):

  • The Miners State Bank: Ontonagon at 601 River Street, branch established on 1934/01/06. Info updated 2010/07/26: Bank assets: $128.5 mil, Deposits: $115.8 mil, headquarters in Iron River, MI, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Msb Bankshares, Inc.
  • The Citizens State Bank of Ontonagon: The Citizens State Bank Of Ontonagon at 501 River Street, branch established on 1910/12/06. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $51.8 mil, Deposits: $43.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Citizens Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.6
Michigan average:

11.0

Ontonagon travel time to work - commute Ontonagon mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (19%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)
  • Wood (5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Ontonagon village (based on Ontonagon County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,4165
Mainline Protestant1,38114
Evangelical Protestant81211
Other12
None3,170-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Ontonagon County:

8.62 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

2.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Ontonagon County:

1.44 / 10,000 pop.
Michigan:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Ontonagon County:

8.62 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 15
Here:

21.55 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.80 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.1%
Michigan:

9.7%
Adult obesity rate:
Ontonagon County:

29.7%
Michigan:

29.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.9%
State:

13.4%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 2$5,079$30,4740$0
Other Government Administration 1$4,470$53,6400$0
Streets and Highways 4$15,403$46,2090$0
Housing and Community Development(Local) 3$10,098$40,3920$0
Water Supply 2$8,079$48,4740$0
Totals for Government 12$43,129$43,1290$0

Ontonagon government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing and Community Development: $8,000 ($5.73)
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $12,213,000 ($8748.57)
    Regular Highways: $754,000 ($540.11)
    Water Utilities: $465,000 ($333.09)
    General - Other: $357,000 ($255.73)
    Housing and Community Development: $308,000 ($220.63)
    Parks and Recreation: $125,000 ($89.54)
    Central Staff Services: $111,000 ($79.51)
    Sewerage: $85,000 ($60.89)
    Local Fire Protection: $43,000 ($30.80)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($5.73)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $6,000 ($4.30)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $131,000 ($93.84)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Housing and Community Development: $3,000 ($2.15)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,432,000 ($4607.45)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $150,000 ($107.45)

Ontonagon government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $10,787,000 ($7727.08)
    Sewerage: $166,000 ($118.91)
    Housing and Community Development: $158,000 ($113.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $107,000 ($76.65)
    All Other: $107,000 ($76.65)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $245,000 ($175.50)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $83,000 ($59.46)
    Interest Earnings: $44,000 ($31.52)
    Sale of Property: $34,000 ($24.36)
    Fines and Forfeits: $10,000 ($7.16)
    Rents: $2,000 ($1.43)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,000 ($0.72)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $993,000 ($711.32)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $501,000 ($358.88)
    General Local Government Support: $180,000 ($128.94)
  • Tax - Property: $583,000 ($417.62)

Ontonagon government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,267,000 ($7354.58)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,966,000 ($7138.97)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $301,000 ($215.62)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $180,000 ($128.94)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $120,000 ($85.96)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $60,000 ($42.98)

Ontonagon government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,502,000 ($1792.26)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $120,000 ($85.96)

4.26% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,138 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.26%
Michigan average:

5.09%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.


5.84% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,776 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.84%
Michigan average:

5.58%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Marquette County, MI  0.77% ($30,000 average AGI)
to Gogebic County, MI  0.54% ($17,929)
to Houghton County, MI  0.46% ($26,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Ontonagon:

  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WJMS (590 AM; 5 kW; IRONWOOD, MI; Owner: ROBERTS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSPT (1010 AM; 50 kW; STEVENS POINT, WI)
  • WSAU (550 AM; 20 kW; WAUSAU, WI; Owner: WRIG, INC.)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WTCM (580 AM; 35 kW; TRAVERSE CITY, MI; Owner: WTCM RADIO, INC.)
  • WNAM (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEENAH-MENASHA, WI; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WDBC (680 AM; 10 kW; ESCANABA, MI; Owner: KMB BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMPL (920 AM; 1 kW; HANCOCK, MI)
  • WDSM (710 AM; 10 kW; SUPERIOR, WI; Owner: MIDWEST COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLDR (1210 AM; daytime; 50 kW; KINGSLEY, MI; Owner: FORT BEND BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Ontonagon:

  • WOAS (88.5 FM; ONTONAGON, MI; Owner: ONTONAGON AREA SCHOOL DISTRICT)
  • WUPY (101.1 FM; ONTONAGON, MI; Owner: S & S BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W251AE (98.1 FM; VICTORIA, MI; Owner: GOSPEL OPPORTUNITIES, INC)
  • W224AW (92.7 FM; BERGLAND, MI; Owner: GOSPEL OPPORTUNITIES, INC.)
  • WGLI (98.7 FM; HANCOCK, MI; Owner: KEWEENAW BAY INDIAN COMMUNITY)
  • WGGL-FM (91.1 FM; HOUGHTON, MI; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WOLV (97.7 FM; HOUGHTON, MI; Owner: TU-MAR BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WCUP (105.7 FM; L'ANSE, MI; Owner: KEWEENAW BAY INDIAN COMMUNITY)

TV broadcast stations around Ontonagon:

  • WBKP (Channel 5; CALUMET, MI; Owner: SCANLAN TELEVISION, INC.)

Ontonagon fatal accident list:

Jun 18, 2012 00:50 AM, Sr-64, Lat: 46.86566, Lon: -89.32844, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jun 9, 1996 01:30 AM, 64, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Aug 10, 1982 02:45 PM, Airport, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Sep 11, 1980 06:55 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 29, 1976 09:05 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 103m338ftTotal length
  • 3,725Total average daily traffic
  • 181Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Ontonagon)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • 412 S Boundary Rd (Lat: 46.813000 Lon: -89.633222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 11 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: WPQA404
    Assigned Frequencies: 1.61000 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/18/2000, Expiration Date: 04/18/2005, Cancellation Date: 06/18/2005, Certifier: Ron Welton
    Registrant: State Of Michigan, 412 S Boundary Rd, Ontonagon, MI 49953, Phone: (906) 885-5275, Fax: (906) 885-5798
  • Lat: 46.870167 Lon: -89.325806, Call Sign: KZT951
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.345 MHz, 157.605 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/07/2002, Expiration Date: 02/24/2012, Cancellation Date: 05/25/2011, Certifier: Carl J Haas Jr
    Registrant: Range Telecommunications, 2342 Us Hwy 41 West, Marquete, MI 49855, Phone: (906) 228-7000, Fax: (906) 228-8653
  • 500 J K Paul Ave (Lat: 46.865222 Lon: -89.307083), Call Sign: KQB80, Licensee ID: L00044896
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.325 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/27/2005, Expiration Date: 09/28/2015
    Registrant: Ontonagon County Rea, 500 J K Paul Avd, Ontonagon, MI 49953, Phone: (906) 884-4151
  • Stone Container Corp M 64 (Lat: 46.863556 Lon: -89.325139), Call Sign: WQJ40, Licensee ID: L00055337
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.695 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/06/1998, Expiration Date: 04/06/2003, Cancellation Date: 02/18/2003
    Registrant: Upper Peninsula Power Company, 600 Lakeshore Dr, Houghton, MI 49931, Phone: (906) 487-5000
  • Lat: 46.836861 Lon: -89.352778, Call Sign: WQDZ857
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.075 MHz, 461.100 MHz, 462.125 MHz, 462.375 MHz, 462.400 MHz, 464.600 MHz, 464.625 MHz, 464.650 MHz, 464.700 MHz, 464.725 MHz, 464.750 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/09/2005, Expiration Date: 12/09/2015, Certifier: Joseph C Domitrovich
    Registrant: Professional Licensing Consultants, Inc., Rockville, MD 20849, Phone: (301) 309-2380, Fax: (301) 309-1996, Email:
  • Porcupine Mountains State Park (Lat: 46.813056 Lon: -89.633056), Type: Pole, Structure height: 11 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: WQFG874
    Assigned Frequencies: 1.61000 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/12/2006, Expiration Date: 07/12/2016, Certifier: Allen Eichenberg
    Registrant: State Of Michigan, 4000 Collins Rd, Lansing, MI 48909-8131, Phone: (517) 336-2634, Fax: (517) 336-6222, Email:
  • Park Office-33303 Headquarters Rd (Lat: 46.813917 Lon: -89.625111), Type: Tower, Structure height: 18 m, Call Sign: WQLI415
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.947 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/28/2010, Expiration Date: 01/28/2020, Certifier: Douglas M Rich
    Registrant: State Of Michigan, 4000 Collins Rd, Lansing, MI 48909-8131, Phone: (517) 336-2634, Fax: (517) 336-6222, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • ONTONAGON, Lat: 46.854306 Lon: -89.318000, Call Sign: WPVS459, Licensee ID: L00545018
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.381 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/26/2012, Expiration Date: 08/09/2022, Certifier: Penny Osier
    Registrant: Village Of Ontonagon
  • 542 River St (Lat: 46.756306 Lon: -89.317917), Overall height: 6.1 m, Call Sign: WLG711
    Assigned Frequencies: 950.000 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/17/1986, Expiration Date: 10/01/2020
    Registrant: Snrn Broadcasting, Inc., 610 Greenland Road, Ontonagon, MI 49953

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

2
  • River St 510 Ft Sw Of M64 M38 Int (Lat: 46.874944 Lon: -89.316806), Type: Building, Overall height: 2 m, Call Sign: KIL757, Licensee ID: L00001365
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.425 MHz, 156.450 MHz, 156.600 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/17/2013, Expiration Date: 07/15/2023
    Registrant: State Of Michigan, 425 W Ottawa St, Lansing, MI 48909, Phone: (517) 373-0453, Fax: (517) 373-0453, Email:
  • Ontonagon County Airport (Lat: 46.850222 Lon: -89.364028), Call Sign: WRLB3239, Licensee ID: L00045046
    Assigned Frequencies: 0.37551 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/21/2001, Expiration Date: 04/02/2006, Cancellation Date: 06/03/2006
    Registrant: County Of Ontonagon, Courthouse 725 Greenland Rd, Ontonagon, MI 49953

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Ontonagon)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Ontonagon)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 24
  • Hazardous Condition: 7

Incident types - Ontonagon

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Most common first names in Ontonagon, MI among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6874.5 years
Mary4680.5 years
William4176.2 years
Charles3376.2 years
Edward2876.9 years
Anna2684.8 years
Robert2270.7 years
Helen2279.7 years
James2070.2 years
Joseph1972.2 years
Most common last names in Ontonagon, MI among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Maki2275.4 years
Johnson1778.0 years
Ross1679.9 years
Koski1474.1 years
Hill1479.7 years
Roehm1378.6 years
Guzek1284.2 years
Broemer1279.0 years
Anderson1081.6 years
Heikkila1077.5 years
Businesses in Ontonagon, MI
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1True Value1
Ace Hardware1U-Haul1
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